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Peer Education

PrEPare for Life

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This guide is to train AIDS service providers, case managers, and peer educators on evidence-based information about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of comprehensive HIV prevention in order to support their efforts to educate young men that have sex with men (MSM), in particular, young Black and Latino MSM on the new prevention strategy.

Resource Guide for Sex Educators: Basic Resources That Every Sex Educator Needs to Know About

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This annotated guide offers a list of resources for sex educators working with adolescents. The resources include reports on adolescent sexual behavior, statistics, and sexuality education; textbooks; teaching manuals; community organization and advocacy material; evaluation assessment tools; newsletters and issue briefs; journals; videos; sex education curricula; peer education; parent-child communication; materials for special populations; training/continuing education; Web sites; national organizations; and international organizations.

Entrenamiento Para Trabajadores y Educadores de la Hepatitis C: Manual Para Entrenadores

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This monograph is an instruction guide by the Harm Reduction Coalition’s Hepatitis C Harm Reduction Project, a New York City Council-funded technical assistance project initiated in late 2003. The training consists of basic concepts about outreach work, peer education, and hepatitis C. The 3-session program was designed to help syringe exchange peers integrate hepatitis C into their work with current and former drug users. The goal of each session is to provide a basic understanding of each subject covered.

Centerforce Peer Education: Hepatitis 1 Hour Presentation Package

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This information kit contains materials for a 1-hour presentation to educate incarcerated persons about hepatitis. The presentation is designed to be used by fellow inmates who have been trained in general about hepatitis, peer health education, and cultural competency. The presentation explains hepatitis, its effects on a person’s health, transmission, prevention, and how to identify and reduce risk behaviors associated with hepatitis in incarcerated settings.

HIV/AIDS and Human Rights: Young People in Action

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This information kit provides information about incorporating young persons into activities directed towards human rights and the HIV/AIDS. The information kit explains what young persons can do to promote HIV/AIDS education among peers and the general public and how they can advocate for human rights improvements for HIV-positive persons and improve HIV/AIDS care and support.

Adolescent Tuberculosis: Tools for Prevention: Guidelines for Implementing the Peer Counseling Component and the Contingency Contract Component: Part B

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This pamphlet presents guidelines for a peer counseling intervention and a contingency contract intervention to achieve treatment adherence of adolescents undergoing preventive TB treatment. The pamphlet discusses the advantages of peer counseling and describes the peer counselor component, recruitment, criteria and training for counselors, patient orientation to peer counseling, and possible challenges that may arise during the intervention.

Frontline Hepatitis C Training: A 3-Session Curriculum for Syringe Exchange Peer Outreach Workers: Trainers Manual

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This monograph is an instruction guide by the Harm Reduction Coalition’s Hepatitis C Harm Reduction Project, a New York City Council-funded technical assistance project initiated in late 2003. The training consists of basic concepts about outreach work, peer education, and hepatitis C. The 3-session program was designed to help syringe exchange peers integrate hepatitis C into their work with current and former drug users. The goal of each session is to provide a basic understanding of each subject covered.

Self-Help in Eliminating LIfe-Threatening Diseases (SHIELD): Training Peer Educators to Conduct HIV Prevention

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This information sheet discusses the Self-Help in Eliminating Life-Threatening Diseases (SHIELD) program, an HIV prevention peer-education program. SHIELD is a group intervention that trains current and former drug users to be peer educators and share HIV prevention information among their social networks. The information sheet describes the program, the target population, the process, session topics, core elements, and research results. This program is included in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions (DEBI) projects.

Many Men, Many Voices: A Group-Level Intervention for Gay Men of Color

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This information sheet describes Many Men, Many Voices (3MV), a 7-session group level intervention program to prevent HIV and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among black men who have sex with men. It addresses factors that influence the behavior of black MSM: cultural, religious, and social norms; interactions between HIV and other STDs; sexual relationship dynamics; and social influences of racism and homophobia on HIV risk behaviors. The sheet includes contact information for the program and for training.
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